Assistant Secretary: John Newham
The Innovation and Investment Division carries policy and delivery management responsibility for the attraction of foreign direct investment to Ireland, enterprise innovation, intellectual property and the co-ordination of the department’s actions in the Housing for All strategy delivered through multiple agencies.
Assistant Secretary: Pauline Mulligan
The primary role of the Indigenous Enterprise Division is to support indigenous enterprise across all regions in Ireland.
Assistant Secretary: Jean Carberry
The EU Affairs, Digital and Access to Finance Division plays an important role in ensuring the framework conditions are in place for a sustained and strong recovery by the enterprise sector.
The Enterprise Strategy, Competitiveness and Evaluation Division works with other divisions in the department and with other government departments with the aim of ensuring that policy supports a competitive, high-productivity and sustainable enterprise sector.
Assistant Secretary: Ronnie Downes
The Trade Division defines, coordinates and develops our position on EU policy matters and our relationship with EU Institutions to advance departmental EU priority measures. It is responsible for the identification, formulation and development of Ireland’s international trade policies, including at European Union trade policy negotiations and through active participation in the World Trade Organisation.
Acting Assistant Secretary: Sabha Greene
The Commerce, Consumer and Competition Division is the policy arm of the department for developing a legal framework to deliver a fair and efficient market in which Irish commerce prospers and consumers are protected.
Assistant Secretary: Dermot Mulligan
The role of the Workplace Regulation and Economic Migration Division is to promote quality employment, positive workplace relations, well-functioning dispute resolution mechanisms, a safe working environment and assists Ireland’s enterprise base to access talent from overseas, through responsive and robust economic migration policy.
Assistant Secretary: Harry Lester
The overall objective of the Corporate Services Division is to provide efficient and effective support to allow the wider department to deliver on our broader strategic business goals responding and adapting to changing internal and external challenges.